Shepherd pie with tuna

The baking pan should be as narrow as possible and high at least some 10 cm so that the pie would preserve its succulence and rich fresh flavour.

  • Cook Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Persons


750 g potato
50 g butter
75 ml milk
150 g grated Gauda cheeseFILLING:
140 g onion
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 can chopped-tomato(400 g)
200 ml tomato-puree
1 tablespoon Vegeta Natur
100 g celery stalks
1 small can red beans (400 g – 240 g drained mass)
2 tuna solid in brine (2X160 g)
butter for the mould


1. Peel the potatoes and boil them in salted water.
2. Drain, run through a strainer, add butter, milk and 160 g grated gauda cheese.
3. well and cover to remain hot.
4. Heat olive oil in a small frying pan, add finely chopped onion and fry on a medium-high heat.
5. When the onion becomes golden-yellow colour add celery stalks cut into slices and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add chopped tomato, tomato puree, Vegeta Natur and fry gently for 10-15 minutes, until all the liquid has evaporated and it had become dense.
6. Add strained beans and tuna, stir gently and transfer it to a greased fire-proof pan (Ø 20-26 cm).
7. Smooth the mixture and arrange on top the prepared puree.
8. Salt with the remaining grated cheese and put it in a pre-heated oven at 210 °C for ca. 20 minutes or until the puree gets its nice roasted golden yellow crust.


Serve hot.